• Shivani Singh

    Shivani Singh

    Junior
    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

    Shivani's Bio:
    I’m a Management and Marketing degree student from Mumbai, India! I love sharing my stories and experiences at St. Scholastica!

  • Brooke Elvehjem

    Junior
    Mora, MN
    Biology

    Halle Nystrom

    Graduate Student
    Fargo, ND
    M.S. Health Information Management

    Takudzwa Munjanja

    Senior
    Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Health Information Management, CIS minor

    Jin Baek

    Senior
    Aurora, CO
    Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med)

  • Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

    Kathryn McCarrick

    Sophomore
    Saint Paul, MN
    Elementary Education

    Daniela Moreno Gomez

    Senior
    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Computer Information Systems and Finance

    Yael Ikoba-Ndjip

    Senior
    Brussels, Belgium
    Accounting Major; Finance minor

  • Laila Zemar

    Sophomore
    Casablanca, Morocco
    Biochemistry, Biology and Pre-med

    Malvern Madondo

    Senior
    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

    Bryan Chavez

    Junior
    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

    Neena Koslowski

    Junior
    Apple Valley, MN
    Management

  • Conrado Eiroa Solans

    Senior
    Madrid, Spain
    Psychology Major, Biology minor

    Shivani Singh

    Junior
    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

    Katelyn Gehling

    Junior
    East Bethel, MN
    Exercise Physiology for Pre-Physical Therapy

    Laura Salazar

    Senior
    Bogotá, Colombia
    Marketing and Business Management

  • Jason Chavez

    Senior
    Minneapolis, MN
    Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Social Work

Ethics Speaker On-Campus

October 2nd, Tuesday, I had the chance to attend an enterprising ethics speaker on campus – Steven M. Dastoor. He talked about his journey from business to business after he moved to United States from the U.K. Steven shared his story in the limited time available and definitely left us wise insight and motivation. He is the founder and owner of four different firms in the Information Technology industry in two locations with a net worth f $18 million. He runs these companies with his partner – Sean Dean. He currently sits as the CEO of two firms.

Core values and ethics seemed a subject Steven held his pride in. He talked about how he has been diplomatic in the past but never let his intercity fumble. He narrated brief examples of ethical issues encountered, like employers wanting him to manipulate data, issue fake insurance claims, or even hide information.

Steven pointed out how we, as people deal with ethics, morals and value related issues regularly on a daily basis, and yet simply don’t recognize it until the boundaries are pushed. I personally resonated with his statement. I think we all learn to handle issues better with experience, empathy and expertise. But trying to make solid decisions neglecting your core principles may someday come bit you back.

Maintaining your values and integrity, hopefully not the sole aim, but definitely should on your priority list. With that, I hope more students attend such insightful speakers and make the most of our resources, guests and college.

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